Comparison between VMware vCloud Air and Amazon Web Services

Posted on July 3, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

Being the market leaders in data center virtualization, VMware is a front runner when it comes to private clouds. They have gained that trust amongst their customers, something of which is helpful in this era of public clouds. The gradual growth in public cloud offerings has made VMware to scratch its head, since the top companies in public cloud offerings like AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud do not use VMware.

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IAM Authorization Hierarchy

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Sankeerth Reddy | Comments(2)

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is the service that provides a authentication and authorization control for users and resources in ones AWS account. Although authentication has been quite simple and straightforward, viz. one can create groups, users and credentials for the users and share the same, authorization is quite a trick on IAM.

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Ansible for DevOps

Posted on April 29, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(2)

Now is the Era of Cloud where you can dynamically provision IT infrastructure more quickly than you ever thought before. Various cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Compute Engine and many others have made this possible in recent years.

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Infrastructure Automation and Chef(Part-1)

Posted on April 29, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Infrastructure automation has become an indispensable part of IT industry today. But what exactly is infrastructure automation and why does it matter?

Back in the good old days expanding an existing infrastructure was a time consuming task, it would take weeks or in some cases months to procure the required hardware and additional weeks to configure it as per the need.

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Preparing for AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level Certification Exam

Posted on January 18, 2015 by Himanshu Sachdeva | Comments(2)

AWS recently announced their second Professional level certification exam that is little different from it’s previous professional level exam as the new one merges two certification tracks into one. Their Developer & SysOps Administrator exam at associate level converge into a single exam at professional level that is AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification exam.

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